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The Mysterious Manul
Have you ever wondered about the wild animals that your beloved tabby is related to? We’re all familiar with lions and tigers, but what about more unusual relatives? One such critter is the manul, also know as Pallas’s cat, and it’s a very mysterious creature indeed. Take a look at the information below to learn more about this distant relative of the friendly feline we all know and love. Continue reading →
I am sure you have heard of the saying, “there’s plenty of fish in the sea.” Well, unfortunately that is not the case any more. Each year our oceans are losing more and more of our underwater friends. This is all due to overfishing, and is sure have a long-lasting impact on the future of our oceans and our everyday lives. Fortunately, we are now creating measures to restrict our fishing practices, but it may be a case of too little too late. Let’s hope not.
OverFishing with industrial trawlers is one of the ocean’s biggest threats.
Wombats are really cool little marsupials which are only found in Australia. These guys live in burrows and have strong claws for digging. Their pouch faces backwards so that soil doesn’t collect and cover the young wombats as they are burrowing around.
With Planet Earth projected to hit a human population of 7 billion people before the end of 2011, many questions arise. What is the effect on our planet and is there a limit to how many human beings planet earth can support?
She looks at you crazy, but don’t take it personally! She’s just a little confused with all the attention she has been getting recently. Meet Heidi the cross-eyed Opossum, a magnificent marsupial creature who has recently been taken in at the Leipzig Zoo in Germany.
We’ve covered our Arctic bear buddies before when we looked at 10 facts about these magnificent creatures. Now we’ll take a look at what these guys get up to in their daily lives to survive this harsh environment. Known as the Sea Bear, this white bundle of snow flakes is the only bear that spends so much time in and around the water. Unlike its cousins, Polar Bears mainly eat goodies that come from the sea. The hearty goodness of Seals, Walrus, Whales, Sea-birds, Kelp and Fishies make up most of its diet. For an Apex predator there’s no better feeling than showing who rules the Arctic.